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Woodland Trail


Saugeen Shores is home to over 40 km of trails, nine athletic parks, 27 playgrounds and countless green spaces to enjoy.

Status due to COVID-19

All outdoor recreational spaces are open for use, including beaches. Please follow public health guidance and posted signage. Visit our public washroom listing for locations and availability. Refer to the Town's COVID-19 page for the most up to date information.

Trails

Each trail in Saugeen Shores offers a unique experience, whether you are walking along the North Shore Trail from Port Elgin to Southampton, through the brush of the Woodland and Biener Trails or along the Rail Trail that follows the old CN line through Saugeen Shores.

The following resources can help you plan your route:

Trail Etiquette and Code of Conduct

Our cycling page has information on trail etiquette and how you can share the trails.

Cycling

Saugeen Shores is a bronze level bicycle friendly community. Learn more about cycling in our community including information about bicycle safety.

Parks

Saugeen Shores has many parks for you to enjoy. One of our best known outdoor areas is Jubilee Park. It has a fully accessible playground, splash pad, accessible washroom, pavilion and ball diamonds.

Off leash dog park

Our fully fenced dog park is open daily from dawn until dusk, April 2 to November 30. The park is not maintained from December 1 to April 1 but can used. All dog owners are reminded to follow the Ontario's Dog Owner's Liability Act and the dog park rules.

Dog park rules 

Amenities

Our trails and parks have the following amenities and facilities. Expand each section to learn more.

Pavilions

Year-round garbage bins

Public washrooms

Parks and Trails Master Plan

View the Saugeen Shores Parks and Trails Master Plan.

Address:

395 Concession 10, Port Elgin

Phone:

519-832-2008 ext 125

Description:

The Woodland Trail is an adventurous, forested trail through Saugeen Township. You'll feel totally at peace in nature. The trail is ideal for hiking, mountain bikes, hybrids or fat bikes. There is parking an accessible year-round washroom facility at the 10th Concession. 

Connect to the North Shore trail via the Pegasus Trails subdivision or the neighbouring Biener's Bush trails at the 10th Concession.

Surface type

Wood chip with varying terrain and difficulties

Distance

1.5km

Status:

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Cycling and Trails Map

Cycling in Saugeen Shores

Public Washroom (Woodland Trailhead)

Status:

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Amenities

Accessible Washroom

Dog Waste Station

Parking

Dog Friendly

Garbage Can - Year Round

Washroom - Year Round



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